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  • 19 March 2012

    Ocean Trenching Technologies (OTT) introduced the Ocean Ranger OTO2 Subsea drill rig. General Manager from OTT Mr Tom Wilson said: “OTT has leveraged its leadership in technology and innovation to design environmentally-friendly subsea equipment.” Mr Wilson stated that OTT success is with the input and effort of the company Operations Manager and designer, Mr Ian […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Unique System FZE has recently supported a significant hydrographic project that included the installation of Kongsberg’s EM 2040 multibeam echo sounder units for “Bayanat for Mapping & Surveying Services (Bayanat)” in 2 different vessels at Abu Dhabi, UAE. Bayanat is a wholly-owned Mubadala company that was born from the commercialization of the UAE Armed Forces […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The Komatsu PC55MR-3 Mini Excavator will be displayed at Bauma 2013. With an operating weight of 5280 to 5.350 kg, the PC55MR-3 fits right into Komatsu’s MR-3 range. A tight tail design lets this machine work in total safety in most restricted areas, with no need to worry about rear collisions. Its Komatsu 4D88E-6 engine […]

  • 7 November 2013

    The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) Berth Expansion Project, which has doubled the capacity of the county’s largest Red Sea port, was officially opened by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan with the addition of 460 meters of quay to the existing 540 meters. The ceremony marked the successful completion of the four-year terminal expansion […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment specialized in solid pumping solutions, has been very busy in the last six months seeing excellent business growth and substantial product development.  The company also moved its headquarters to a larger, bigger space where they will continue to create and innovate. “We are growing big, but always keeping the same goal: […]

  • 8 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada will invest $1.3 million in projects at small craft harbours in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2013-14. This is in addition to the $16.6 million announced previously for projects at small craft harbours in the province this fiscal year. “Our […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Surrey company has been sentenced for safety failings after a contractor was crushed to death at the London Gateway Port construction site in Essex. Robert Noel Mayne, known as Noel, 59, from Tichfield in Hampshire, died as he and colleagues tried to retrieve a bulldozer that was bogged down in mud at the Stanford-le-Hope […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Speaking at Taweelah – the site of Abu Dhabi’s megaproject of Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan honoured Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) by expressing his pride at the completion of projects that are of benefit to the citizens of the UAE and […]

  • 30 November 2012

    The new Cat® D Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators – models 301.7D, 302.2D and 302.4D are powerful, versatile machines that work comfortably in confined spaces and an addition to the existing D Series line-up. With model configurations that closely reflect their operating weights (1.6 to 2.5 metric tons), the new machines feature powerful hydraulics, a spacious […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that the Omnibus spending bill – a must-pass bill that funds the federal government through the end of the fiscal year – includes $1.1 billion in funding for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), an increase of $100 million over last year’s allocation. The Harbor Maintenance […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    State run port firm Pelindo II, also known as the Indonesian Port Corporation (IPC), on Friday kicked off the development of the Kalibaru Port in North Jakarta, which is to become the country’s largest industrial port. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono led the ground breaking ceremony marking the start of the Rp 22.66 trillion (US$2.47 billion) […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Today, following his effort to push for Glens Falls, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Environmental Protection Agency has selected the City of Glens Falls for a highly competitive environmental workforce development and job training grant. This award comes on the heels of Schumer calling EPA leadership directly on the city’s behalf. Training […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recent trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett produced promising initial results for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). Few months ago, tests of water injection dredging and agitation dredging, in combination with sophisticated monitoring, were carried out for the SRA by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors Van Oord, on sections of river […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has concluded a good third quarter. Revenue and profit was higher than in the first half of 2012 against stable market conditions. The order book increased in recent months and stood at a new record high of EUR 4 billion at the end of the third quarter. Based on current insights, […]

  • 15 December 2010

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum for the Future. The initiative brings together the industry’s leading organizations to show what can – and must – be done for shipping to contribute to, and benefit from, a sustainable future. This global taskforce gives […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chris Charman has been appointed as Chief Executive of IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) taking over from Hugh Williams who is retiring. He will take up the position on 3 December 2012. IMCA is the international trade association for offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies with about 850 members in over 60 countries all around […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The first WPTS World Ports Award has been presented by H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri Ministry of Economy, UAE to the CEO of the Port of Antwerp during a prestigious gala dinner to celebrate the 2nd World Ports and Trade Summit, held in association with ADPC (Abu Dhabi Ports Company). The award was given […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday in Panama City, Vice President Biden and President Martinelli discussed ways to strengthen U.S.-Panama economic cooperation in the context of global commerce and competitiveness. Panama is the fastest growing economy in the region, expanding 10.7 percent in 2012. Panama’s largest trading partner is the United States – accounting for approximately 23 percent of all […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is continuing the development of new products addressing the changing needs of dredging industry. As 2015 is nearing its end, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Roberto Martinelli, Dragflow Director, about the company’s 2015 business highlights, achievements and plans for the […]

  • 6 February 2013

    Introduced in 2011, the PW118MR-8 wheeled excavator was designed at the Komatsu European Technical Centre in Hanover and is the result of a synergy between a joint team of Japanese and European researchers who integrate the most advanced technology from Japan into machines that match the specific requirements of the European market. Manufactured by Komatsu […]

  • 17 October 2011

    Krishnapatnam Port, a dynamic new generation world class port located in the East Coast of India has been adjudged the winner in the category of Port Operator Award at the Lloyd’s List Awards, Global 2011. The maritime industry’s prestigious award took place on September 20, 2011 at the London Hilton Park Lane. The award was […]

  • 19 March 2012

      APM Terminals is building a new container terminal at Maasvlakte II in the Port of Rotterdam opening in November 2014 that promises to set the pace for new terminal design and customer satisfaction levels. Executives announced today the selection of container handling equipment for horizontal transport of containers that offers higher productivity levels and […]

  • 6 March 2012

      Environmentally sustainable practices in the maritime industry are critical to driving the global agenda on sustainability, industry experts have said ahead of the second edition of the World Ports and Trade Summit (WPTS) 2012. WPTS 2012 is being held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince […]

  • 2 April 2012

      The second World Ports & Trade Summit, which will be held under the patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi & Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, will take place from April 2 to 4 in Abu Dhabi and includes 3 days of exhibition, high […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Government ministers and industry game-changers convene in Abu Dhabi as Middle East maritime infrastructure growth meets economic opportunity to create a new seaborne trade superpower. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit will be opened tomorrow as global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Registration opening for WODCON XX  is now announced on its website. CEDA/WEDA/EADA Members will be honoured a special member fee. Early bird registrations are available until 15th March 2013. Experts representing manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, contractors, port & harbour authorities, government agencies and public authorities working in the dredging and related fields are invited […]